Come Meet the PAR Framework at LAK15

Come meet members of the PAR Framework collaborative at the 5th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference at Marist College, March 16-20, 2015

PAR Framework Chief Innovation Officer Russ Little and institutional partners will be sharing the results of our work at the leading learning analytics gathering in the world. PAR sessions include:

Thursday March 19th 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. • SC 3101 5C.
COMMUNITY DRIVEN ANALYTICS EFFORTS CAN SUCCEED, A PANEL ON PAR FRAMEWORK. Russ Little, PAR Framework; Karen Swan, University of Illinois-Springfield, Joshua Riedy and Thomas DiLorenzo, University of North Dakota.
Learn how the non-profit PAR Framework leverages community to create common data definitions, drive benchmarking, predictive analytics and intervention inventories. Session will include a brief overview of the PAR Framework followed by a panel discussion of cross college collaboration on using data and analytics to improve student outcomes. Focus will be given to the process used to create common data definitions, and drive a common agenda. Discussion of challenges, and successes will be driven by the PAR Framework member colleges to give the participants insight into how cross college collaboration is not only possible, but prospering.

Thursday Tech Showcase 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. • SC 3102-3105 Tech 3. THE PAR FRAMEWORK ECOSYSTEM, ENABLING A CYCLE OF STUDENT OUTCOME IMPROVEMENT Russ Little.
Learn how the non-profit PAR Framework leverages community driven common data definitions, predictive analytics and intervention inventories to drive a continuous improvement cycle of student outcomes improvement. Session will include an overview of the PAR Framework eco-system, review of the common data definitions, demonstrations of the measurement benchmarks, predictive watch lists, and the student intervention inventory toolset. Integration with 3rd party apps will be outlined and demonstrated. Real world experiences will be discussed, as well as a road map for the future of PAR Framework.

Russ Little will also be a part of two sessions featuring his work in the world of open source IPAS (Integrated Planning and Advising Systems) software development:

Thursday Tech Showcase, 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. • SC 3102-3105 Technology Showcase, Tech: 02. OPEN APEREO LEARNING ANALYTICS PLATFORM. Sandeep Jayaprakash, Joshua Baron, Alan Berg, Gary Gilbert and Russ Little

Friday, 10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. • SC 3101 7C. Open Learning Analytics and Tutoring Systems Session Chair: Katherine Maillet Session ID: 7C-01 OPEN LEARNING ANALYTICS ARCHITECTURE: AN APEREO PERSPECTIVE (PRACTITIONER PANEL) Sandeep Markondiah Jayaprakash, Josh Baron, Alan Berg, Gary Gilbert, Russ Little

Come say hello!! We will look forward to seeing you in New York.